Critical Thinking

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Consider the following conductive argument:

P1. Critical thinking teaches the fundamentals of good reasoning.
P2. Critical thinking helps people learn how to detect bad reasoning in the arguments they hear and read.
P3. Critical thinking principles underlie all the academic disciplines.
P4. Critical thinking teaches skills that are useful in the everyday world.
Main Conclusion: Critical thinking courses are certainly the most important courses in the curriculum.

Is the inference to the main conclusion inductively valid? Explain.

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